It's a fact of life that people tend to have more balance problems as they age. As a result, falling is a real risk that many of our oldest citizens routinely face. Providing the kind of care that prevents or at least minimizes fall risks can be expensive. But as a furious jury just showed, the cost of an inadequate response to this challenge can be much higher.
If the U.S. Supreme Court thought it had the final word on the validity of certain nursing home admissions arbitration agreements in 2012, well, it was wrong.